Petigurus nero Billings 1865 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Proetida - Bathyuridae

Alternative combination: Bathyurus nero

Belongs to Petigurus according to R. A. Fortey and D. L. Bruton 2013

See also Whittington 1953

Sister taxa: Petigurus cullisoni, Petigurus cybele, Petigurus ellipticus, Petigurus groenlandicus, Petigurus inexpectatus

Type specimen: GSC 750 (lectotype), a cephalothorax (glabella only)

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (11: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (1)

• Cassinian of Canada (14: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (5: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 31 collections including 32 occurrences

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